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Psychologisches Institut Männer 40+


Männerstress 40+:

Noser, E., Schoch, J., Fischer, S., & Ehlert, U. (submitted). The role of psychobiological stress in vital exhaustion. Findings from the Men Stress 40+ study.


Noser, E., Ruppen, J., & Ehlert, U. (submitted). Facial width-to-height ratio as a biomarker for dominance depends on social status and testosterone.


Noser, E., Walther, A., & Ehlert, U. (2017). Are psychosocial resources associated with perceived facial aging in men? Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine


Ruppen, J., Waldvogel, P., & Ehlert U. (2016). Implicit Motives and Perceived Constraint in Fatherhood. Frontiers in Psychology, 7. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2016.01856


Schoch, J., Noser, E., & Ehlert, U. (submitted). Do Implicit Motives Influence Perceived Chronic Stress and Vital Exhaustion?


Männergesundheit 40+:

Walther, A. & Ehlert, U. (2015). Steroid secretion and psychological well-being in men 40+. In T. Rice & L. Sher (Eds.), Neurobiology of Men's Mental Health (pp. 287-322). New York: Nova.


Hoppler, S.,* Walther, A.,* Philipp, M., La Marca-Ghaemmaghami, P. & Ehlert, U. Low birth weight and left-/mixed-handedness is associated with intensified age-related sex steroid decline in men. The Aging Male, (status: submitted The Aging Male).

*shared first authorship (SH & AW)


Walther*, A., Lacker*, T.J., Ehlert, U. (2018). Everybody was Kung-Fu fighting—The beneficial effects of Tai Chi Qigong and self-defense Kung-Fu training on psychological and endocrine health in middle aged and older men, Complementary Therapies in Medicine, Volume 36, 2018, Pages 68-72.

*shared first Authorship (AW & TL) 


Lacker, T.J.; Walther, A.; Waldvogel, P.; Ehlert, U. (submitted to Archives of Sexual Behavior). Tainted Love - effects of fatherhood on the association between relationship satisfaction and infidelity

Walther, A., Waldvogel, P., Noser, E., Ruppen, J. & Ehlert, U. (2017). Emotions and steroid secretion in aging men: A multi-study report. Frontiers in Psychology, 8:1722. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01722


Walther, A., Philipp, M., Lozza, N. & Ehlert, U. (2017) Emotional support, depressive symptoms and age-related alterations in male body composition: Findings from the Men’s Health 40+ study. Frontiers in Psychology, 8: 1075. doi: 10.3389/fpsyg.2017.01075


Walther, A., Mahler, F., Debelak, R., & Ehlert, U. (2017). Psychobiological protective factors modifying the association between age and sexual health in men: Findings from the Men’s Health 40+ study. American Journal of Men’s Health, 11(3): 737-747. doi: 10.1177/1557988316689238.


Walther, A. , Rice, T., Kufert, Y. & Ehlert, U. (2017). Neuroendocrinology of a male specific pattern for depression linked to alcoholism and suicidal behavior. Frontiers in Psychiatry, 7: 206. doi: 10.3389/fpsyt.2016.00206


Noser, E., Walther, A., & Ehlert, U. (2017). Are psychosocial resources associated with perceived facial aging in men? Gerontology and Geriatric Medicine, 3: 1-10. doi: 10.1177/23337214177148


Walther, A., Philipp, M., Lozza, N. & Ehlert, U. (2016). The rate of change in declining steroid hormones: a new parameter of healthy aging in men? Oncotarget, 7(38): 60844-60857. doi:10.18632/oncotarget.11752


Psychobiologische Aspekte der Vaterschaft über die Lebensspanne:

Waldvogel, P., & Ehlert, U. (2015). Modern fatherhood and its consequences on psychobiological well-being. Journal of Psychosomatic Research, 78(6):630.


Waldvogel, P., & Ehlert, U. (2016). Contemporary fatherhood and its consequences on paternal psychological well-being - A cross-sectional study of fathers in Central Europe. Frontiers in Public Health, 13(4), 153. doi: 10.3389/fpubh.2016.00199


Waldvogel, P., & Ehlert, U. (2017). Testosterone is associated with perceived constraint in early fatherhood. Adaptive Human Behavior and Physiology. Advance online publication. doi: 10.1007/s40750-017-0077-9